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Illinois Gov. Rauner Signs Bill Sparing 2 Nuclear Plants

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has approved a plan providing billions of dollars in subsidies to Exelon Corp. to keep two unprofitable nuclear plants from closing prematurely. 287 more words

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Rauner & IL General Assembly: Exelon Too Big To Fail

The history of the Big Bank Bailouts of 2008-09 is now repeating itself as farce. The 2016 tsunami of crony capitalist entitlement is scheduled to hit Illinois tomorrow in Clinton, where according to news reports Gov. 29 more words

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6.6 Magnitude Earthquake in Western Japan

Since the strong earthquake today at 2:07 p.m. in Tottori, of 6.6 magnitude and 6 intensity that shook half of Japan, the earth continues to shake with an impressive number of aftershocks. 1,160 more words

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6.6 Magnitude Earthquake in Western Japan

Since the strong earthquake today at 2:07 p.m. in Tottori, of 6.6 magnitude and 6 intensity that shook half of Japan, the earth continues to shake with an impressive number of aftershocks. 1,160 more words

Japan

Abe’s Nuclear Japan Goals Face More Ballot-Box Battles in 2017

– Anti-nuclear candidates win in Niigata, Kagoshima prefectures

– Three gubernatorial races next year in regions facing restarts

Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ambition to restart the country’s fleet of nuclear reactors may face further challenges from local elections. 641 more words

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Abe’s Nuclear Japan Goals Face More Ballot-Box Battles in 2017

– Anti-nuclear candidates win in Niigata, Kagoshima prefectures

– Three gubernatorial races next year in regions facing restarts

Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ambition to restart the country’s fleet of nuclear reactors may face further challenges from local elections. 646 more words

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Nuclear watchdog eyes standards for reactor shutdown in fear of giant volcanic eruption

An aerial view shows the eruption of Mount Aso in Aso, Kumamoto prefecture, southwestern Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo October 8, 2016.

The Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) held a meeting of a panel of outside experts on Oct. 359 more words

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